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January 2020

Pray Without Ceasing: An Introduction to Christian Contemplation and Mystical Spirituality

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - March 5 @ 8:30 pm
St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 636 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030 United States
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Could your new year’s resolution be, “This year I want to grow spiritually?” If so, this course — meeting six Thursday evenings from January 30 to March 5 — could help you get the year off to a great start! Mysticism. Contemplation. Union with God. These are big concepts and it’s tempting to think that they are just for saints or other advanced souls. But the Catholic faith proclaims that prayer — and the joy of an intimate friendship with…

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April 2020

Spirituality Immersion at the Montreat Conference Center

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Montreat Conference Center, 401 Assembly Drive
Montreat, NC 28757 United States
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I am going to be co-directing this wonderful spirituality immersion program, co-sponsored by Columbia Theological Seminary and Montreat Conference Center. Click on this link to learn more about this program and to register: Invitation to a Deeper Spiritual Life.

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May 2020

Introduction to Centering Prayer in Cherry Log, GA

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cherry Log Christian Church, 1149 Cherry Log St
Cherry Log, GA 30522 United States
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$35

Come join me in North Georgia where Contemplative Outreach Atlanta is hosting an "Introduction to Centering Prayer" Workshop on May 30! Your registration fee covers the Saturday workshop which I will lead, and six follow-up meetings featuring video instruction from Fr. Thomas Keating. For more information or to register, click here.

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June 2020

Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald: Christian Imagination Retreat

June 19 @ 5:30 pm - June 21 @ 11:30 am
Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Highway 212 SW
Conyers, GA 30094 United States
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$220

I'll be returning to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA to lead this special retreat! Hope to see you there..., , , J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and George MacDonald: the Wisdom of the Christian Imagination J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia are masterpieces of fantasy literature. Since both authors were committed Christians, these writings also are filled with spiritual insights and mystical wisdom. On this retreat we will…

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October 2020

Wisdom of the Christian Mystics at Montreat

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - October 18 @ 12:00 pm
Montreat Conference Center, 401 Assembly Drive
Montreat, NC 28757 United States
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Returning to the beautiful Montreat Conference Center near Asheville, North Carolina. This event, co-sponsored by Montreat and Columbia Theological Seminary, will be a retreat experience structured around The Wisdom of the Christian Mystics. Register early as space is limited. For more information or to register, click here.

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November 2020

Wisdom of the Christian Mystics Retreat

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - November 8 @ 5:30 pm
Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Highway 212 SW
Conyers, GA 30094 United States
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$220

It's become an annual tradition! Every fall I co-facilitate this retreat with Brother Elias, the author of Tears of an Innocent God. Sign up soon — the retreat almost always fills up early. Wisdom of the Christian Mystics (Br. Elias & Carl McColman) From the Desert Fathers to Julian of Norwich to Thomas Merton, Christian history is filled with stories of men and women who experienced a profound sense of God's presence in their lives. Can the teachings of the mystics…

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